Monthly Archives: August 2013

handicap league Bury v Birkdale

Bury Caesars 4 Birkdale 3 Under dark clouds Team Captain Alan Farrell took his Birkdale selection of Don Williamson, Tony Thomas and Fran Maher (making his debut) to Coronation Park, Bury for a croquet handicap match against Bury Caesars. The … Continue reading

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short croquet v westmorland

Short Croquet Southport 9, Westmorland 7 Surrounded by Levens Hall’s famous topiary gardens Southport Short Croquet Team made an excellent showing against the home side of Westmorland. Captain Brian Lewis led his team of Margaret Flemington, Jean Nolan and Ian … Continue reading

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Golf Croquet League

Westmorland 13, Southport 5 In the picturesque grounds of Levens Hall Country House, Southport’s Golf Croquet team struggled against a Westmorland team superior in bisques. Southport’s Captain, Don Williamson, being a scratch player faced serious disadvantages when playing against such … Continue reading

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The Longman Cup

Southport won again! The team of croquet players representing Southport in the Longman Cup travelled to Pendle and came home winners. This is the last of the regional heats and was a close run contest. With the match score level … Continue reading

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Handicap League

Birkdale 5, Crake Valley 2 Birkdale Handicap team proved they were just as formidable a team when they played at home on Sunday against Crake Valley. Allan Farrell, Jean Nolan, Ian Goulden and Margaret Dalley rode on the wave of … Continue reading

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Handicap League

Southport 5, Bury Peelers 2 Success carried through to the weekend, when both Southport and Birkdale croquet Handicap teams had matches on the home lawns. The Saturday team to turn out against Bury Peelers were Eileen Gallagher’s Southport; Terry Foster, … Continue reading

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